ADULT GROUP TENNIS CLASSES
Lakeshore Sport & Fitness offers a wide variety of adult group tennis classes ranging from the first-time beginner level to advanced open level. Players are classified using the National Tennis Rating Program (N.T.R.P.), which places adults into different categories based upon ability and standardizes play for a more enjoyable experience. Grouping by ability allows our LSF instructors to better focus their drills on improving specific skills. The instructor will identify challenge areas and appropriate drills will be utilized to help participants advance their game. For more information on adult tennis classes, contact LPRacquet@LakeshoreSF.com.
Class Format & Player Development
All group classes are designed and taught by certified tennis professionals. The main focus of our instructional program is to make the learning process easier and fun for everyone. Our progressive coaching approach allows all players to develop a specific stroke, technique, and footwork more efficiently and with success. This progressive coaching approach is based on the following criteria:
Warm-up: It consists of 5-7 mins of players starting on the service line hitting forehands and backhands, focusing on footwork, and cooperative rallying (mini-tennis).
Skill Building Drills: Players have the opportunity to practice the same shot in repetition with their tennis professional, focusing on technique and stroke shaping.
Situational Drills/Live Ball Drills: Your tennis professional will create game situations where a specific shot/stroke can be used in a real tennis match. These situational drills bring together all elements of tennis (tactics, decision-making, problem-solving, technique, psychology, etc).
Play Time: Players will put together what they learned during the lesson in a real match play.
ADULT TEAM TENNIS
Tennis Enthusiasts, get ready for match play in a co-ed team format. Enjoy the fun, high energy, and camaraderie. Matches will take place Saturday afternoons followed by complimentary pizza, drinks, and fun.
Teams will get six regular-season matches over the course of the programming session and each team will have an opportunity to qualify for the playoffs. Each team match will include both singles and doubles totaling 4-5 sets complete.
The team with the most accumulated games won from all sets wins the match. Make your own team with a clever name, and pick your captain, or sign up as an individual and we will place you on a team.
Levels: 3.1-3.5, 3.6-4.0, 4.1-4.5
All USTA Friend Of The Court rules will be used. If a match is tied a doubles tie-breaker will be played to crown a champion. Each match has 2 hours of court time.
FLEXIBLE TENNIS PROGRAMMING
Get More Playing Time! Flexible Tennis Programming is designed to get you playing more! We have a variety of weekly offerings to choose from including instructional, social, and competitive. Compliment your tennis routine with these programs and play times. Check the MyLSF App – Programs – Tennis for weekly playing opportunities.
Get connected to other players at your level! Your name will be added to a continually growing list of similar-level players who are open and interested in playing. You are free to contact anyone else of a similar level. And you can reserve a court on your own or choose to use designated courts the club sets aside for this program.
New Member Meetup & Play
A welcome class for new members to meet other players. We set up the courts, you show up! Co-ed Match Play is open to all levels.
Early Bird Matchplay
This flexible singles league is organized for competition-minded 3.5-4.0 co-ed singles players. And early-bird means matches are played between 6-9am on weekdays. Once signed up you let the organizer know each week whether you’re available to play and matches are set up accordingly.
Rotating days and times weekly. LSF hosts a plethora of flexible options to get together and play with others at your level. Co-ed, individual, doubles, and all level options are available.
Flex Cardio Tennis
Get a high-energy, tennis-focused workout! Cardio Tennis incorporates feeding drills, drill games, and other energy-infused activities providing players an effective way to achieve heart health & fitness at any level of play.
Clinics focus an entire lesson on specific topics allowing you a chance to hone skills on certain aspects of the game. Clinics include stroke development, serve improvement, volley technique, match play and more!
FLEX TENNIS LEAGUES
Want to participate in a fun and competitive league that offers the flexibility of scheduling matches at your convenience? Our Flex Leagues are a great way to work on your singles game and meet other players at LSF.
How Flex Tennis Leagues Work:
- Players are divided into groups based on their NTRP rating.
- Player contact info and weekly matchups will be created and sent out allowing players to schedule each match.
- One player reserves a court in the MyLSF App and then emails LPRacquet@LakeshoreSF.com to confirm both players’ names. Courts may be booked up to one week in advance.
- New balls are provided at the Front Desk with every match.
- 8-game pro sets are played with a one-hour time limit. If time runs out, whoever is ahead in games records the win.
- Standings are updated weekly via an online spreadsheet.
- Prizes are awarded to the top 3 in each level.
- Available for levels 2.6-3.0, 3.1-3.5, 3.6-4.0 or 4.1-4.5
This program incorporates feeding drills, drill games, and sideline cardio blasts in an energy-infused atmosphere. The format provides players with interval training scenarios, which is an effective way to achieve heart health & fitness. The program is offered in 10-week sessions, but drop-in rates are also available—space is limited and only taken 24 hours in advance. Classes are limited to 6 players per court and may be canceled in the case of low enrollment. For updated class information or to register email LPRacquet@LakeshoreSF.com.
FRIDAY NIGHT MIXERS
Join your tennis-playing friends for a fun-packed night of doubles tennis and socializing at LSF! Whether you are new to doubles play or a 4.0 doubles specialist, the Friday Night Tennis Mixer is a great way to kick-start your weekend with some exercise, friendly competition, and drinks with LSF members and pizza, 2 draft beers, or 1 glass of wine.
Open to the following levels: 2.6-3.0, 3.1-3.5, 3.6-4.0
Registration: Space is limited to 16 participants each week and pre-registration with 24-hour cancellation is required. Sign-up at via the MyLSF app or for more information, email LPRacquet@LakeshoreSF.com.
SUNDAY NIGHT DOUBLES
Challenger Flight Doubles: Open to men and women competitors in the range of 4.0 – 5.0 NTRP level of play. Candidates are competitive-minded, enthusiastic about the game, and crave match play.
Format: The program will consist of a 15-minute warm-up followed by organized play. Multiple formats, player rotations, and scoring will be used based on the competition for that week. Standard scoring sets and eight-game pro-sets will be the foundation for match play. A new can of balls will be provided for each court.
Registration: Space is limited to 16 participants each week and pre-registration with 24-hour cancellation is required. Sign up via the MyLSF app or for more information, email LPRacquet@LakeshoreSF.com.